Tu B’Shevat 2024 – Jewish Arbor Day

The Suffolk Y JCC dedicates this year’s Tu B’Shevat Week to January 22-26, 2024

in support of Israel and The Jewish National Fund 

two smiling girls in swimsuits

JNF Display & Contest

Visit the SYJCC lobby for a JNF Display and enter our Tu B’Shevat contest fundraiser for Israel. (in-person or online).

Contest ends 2/4/24.

To enter online, please

To shop online, please

Zer Tikvah- Bouquets of Hope

Support the hostages and missing families forum by purchasing a bouquet of yellow flowers.

Bouquets will be available for purchase every Friday in the SYJCC Lobby, starting at 12:00 pm 

Fee $18 per bouquet


Celebrate Israel’s Resilience 

The festival of Tu B’Shevat is a celebration of the land of Israel, and a symbol of renewed growth of the Jewish people returning to their ancestral homeland. Help Israel rebuild and bloom again. JNF representative, Richard Abrams, will present JNF-USA in Past, Present & in the Future.

Monday, January 22, 2024 | 1:00-2:00 pm

Donations to JNF will be accepted

Shivat Haminim- The Seven Species Wall-Hanging 

JOIN US as we create a wall-hanging depicting the Seven Species, which the Land of Israel was blessed with. Calling all artists and novices, we need your help.

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 | 12:00-4:00 pm

Screening: Jewish National Fund 

We will provide updates on Israel, as well as the history of JNF since its founding in 1901.

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 | 12:00-2:00 pm

Tu B’Shevat Tree Planting Event 

In honor of Tu B’Shevat plant a mini tree and take it home.

Thursday, January 25, 2024 | 12:00-4:00 pm 

Fee $5 per planting — Purchase in the SYJCC lobby.

Senior Shabbat Luncheon 

Join Bat-Sheva Slavin for a Tu B’Shevat celebration before lunch. Enjoy an afternoon filled with food, fun and good friends. Sing and dance to lively music
performed by performer Henry Covner.

Friday, January 26, 2024 | 12:00-2:00 pm
Room 10

Fee $10 per person

Pre-register by 1/19. Call 631-462-9800 x147 or x146 to reserve a seat.

Family Shabbat Dinner 

A JCC Movement Solidarity Shabbat

Join us for a Family Shabbat Dinner in honor of Tu B’Shevat. “Travel to Israel” – an interactive experience presented by My Jewish Discovery Museum. Singing and dancing with our own, Gayle Gitlitz, and a delicious Israeli Shabbat dinner will be served.

Friday, January 26, 2024 | 4:30 pm 

Children under 10 $6 | Youth Ages 11-17 $10 | Adult $18 

Limited space, please register by 1/22/24

To Register, please